WHY IT RATES: With this latest expansion of its vacation products, Pleasant Holidays and its Journese subsidiary began operating in over a dozen new countries and added more than 160 hotels and 90 tours across Europe and the UK. – Laurie Baratti, Associate Editor of TravelPulse
On August 3, Pleasant Holidays and its luxury brand Journese announced the expansion of their international product line, adding more than 160 hotels and 90 private or semi-private tours across Europe and the UK, and more a dozen new destinations in Croatia, England, France, Italy, Montenegro and Slovenia.
âAs more countries reopen for US travelers, this latest expansion brings our portfolio in Europe and the UK to nearly 700 hotels in 23 countries,â said Jack E. Richards, president and chief executive officer. direction. âIn addition to adding more hotel products to major European destinations such as Greece, London, Paris, Rome, Amsterdam, Budapest and Barcelona, ââwe have expanded our portfolio to include more secondary destinations for seasoned travelers looking to explore more deeply, as well as fascinating destinations. ideal port cities for pre-stays and post-stays for popular river and ocean cruises in Europe. â
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Additions to the Pleasant Holidays and Journese Europe and UK product line include:
âCroatia: Dubrovnik, Split and Zagreb
âEngland: Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester, Stratford Upon Avon and York
âItaly: Trieste and Verona
Private and semi-private airport transfers and 350 guided tours are available in Amsterdam, Barcelona, ââBerlin, Budapest, Dublin, Dubrovnik, Edinburgh, Florence, Glasgow, Istanbul, Lisbon, Madrid, Milan, Prague, Rome, Split, Venice and Zagreb . Tour options range from popular top attractions at museums and historic sites to walking tours that explore off-the-beaten-path paths to food tours that offer an authentic taste of local life to outdoor adventure exploring the Plitvice Lakes National Park in Croatia.
Pleasant Holidays and Journese also offer all major international airlines as well as full cruise packages for European river and ocean cruises for 2021, 2022 and 2023. Cruise partners include AMAWATERWAYS, Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours, Norwegian Cruise Line, Windstar Cruises, Iceland ProCruises and Emerald Rivers.
Booking airline and hotel vacations to Europe and the UK is easy online with the powerful, user-friendly booking engines of PleasantAgent.com and Journese.com. Travel counselors can book everything their clients need in a single transaction, including multi-destination itineraries, flights, airport transfers, hotels, commission-eligible activities, travel protection plans including Cancellation for Any Reason coverage with 100% commission protection and more. The company’s latest ‘Know Before You Go’ infographic helps travel counselors stay on top of the latest entry requirements for Europe and England.
THE SOURCE: Pleasant vacation press release.